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Simon Kelner

Simon Kelner (born 1957) is a British journalist and newspaper editor.

Kelner was editor-in-chief of The Independent and Independent on Sunday newspapers. He was appointed in May 1998 to succeed Andrew Marr and Rosie Boycott and ended his tenure in 2008. After a stint as Managing Director of the Independent titles he was re-appointed editor in April 2010 by the new owner Alexander Lebedev.

Awards

Kelner won several awards during his employment at The Independent, including Editor of the Year in 2004 and 2010.[1]

References

  1. ^ GQ awards: Simon Kelner is Editor of the Year, The Independent, 9 September 2010

External links

  • Works by or about Simon Kelner in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
  • Simon Kelner collected news and commentary at The Guardian
Media offices
Preceded by
Rosie Boycott and Andrew Marr
Editor of The Independent
1998 - 2008
Succeeded by
Roger Alton
Preceded by
Roger Alton
Editor of The Independent
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Chris Blackhurst
Preceded by
New position
Editor of i
2010–2011
Succeeded by
Stefano Hatfield


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